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The NFL says no to Super Bowl tailgating in Hard Rock Stadium parking lots

The NFL says no to Super Bowl tailgating in Hard Rock Stadium parking lots

Fans heading to Miami Garden’s Hard Rock Stadium for the Super Bowl will have to leave their grills, tents and elaborate tailgating rigs at home. The NFL has a no-tailgating policy in the parking lots it’s managing around the Florida stadium for the big game on February 2 between the Kansas City Chiefs and the…MORE

Mnuchin promises next round of tax cuts for middle class Americans

Mnuchin promises next round of tax cuts for middle class Americans

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the White House is already crafting a package of tax cuts for the middle class as President Donald Trump hopes to secure a second term in November. In an interview with CNBC from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Mnuchin said Trump has already directed his economic…MORE

Is E-Trade the odd man out in the online broker world?

Is E-Trade the odd man out in the online broker world?

The online brokerage world changed dramatically last year after every major firm eliminated commissions and powerhouses Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade announced a merger. Now investors are wondering: where that leaves E-Trade? E-Trade, which will report its fourth quarter earnings after the closing bell Thursday, now must figure out how to make up that chunk…MORE

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her

Actress Annabella Sciorra testified in court Thursday that Harvey Weinstein raped her more than 25 years ago during emotional, face-to-face testimony from one of the women who has accused him of sexual assault. “The Sopranos” actress said Weinstein raped and sexually assaulted her at her Manhattan apartment in the winter of 1993-1994. She first publicly…MORE

Europe’s negative rates under scrutiny as bankers call for change

Europe’s negative rates under scrutiny as bankers call for change

Under growing pressure over record low interest rates, the European Central Bank has decided it’s time to give its unconventional policies another look. The central bank on Thursday launched a review of its strategy, the first since 2003. The ECB is expected to spend the next year evaluating the tools it uses to maintain stable…MORE

Trump zeroes in on his next trade target: Europe

Trump zeroes in on his next trade target: Europe

Having negotiated agreements of sorts on trade with China, Mexico, Canada, South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump is now turning to his next target: the European Union. Trump made clear at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week that his administration will move aggressively to negotiate a trade deal with Brussels. And…MORE

Obama portraits to go on year-long national tour in 2021

Obama portraits to go on year-long national tour in 2021

The wildly popular official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama will go on a five-city national tour beginning in June 2021, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announced Thursday. The paintings of the former president and first lady have been at the Washington museum since they were unveiled there nearly two years ago. The works will…MORE

Lena Waithe and wife Alana Mayo split two months after marriage announcement

Lena Waithe and wife Alana Mayo split two months after marriage announcement

Two months after revealing they secretly married, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo have split. E! first reported that the couple have called it quits. “After careful thought and consideration, we have decided to part ways,” they said in a joint statement from their reps. “We have nothing but support for one another and ask that…MORE

Watching ‘The Goop Lab’ could turn you into a member of the Goop troop

Watching ‘The Goop Lab’ could turn you into a member of the Goop troop

I was prepared to hate-watch “The Goop Lab,” the new Netflix docuseries from Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop lifestyle brand that chronicles a wide-range of wellness experiments. We’re talking energy exorcisms and aging backwards. To be honest, I never fully grasped Goop. I wasn’t an early subscriber to Paltrow’s newsletter or her privileged perspective on how to…MORE